Congratulations to SUPIR Lab members, Rachel and Sallee, on graduating with First Class Honours in psychology. Both Rachel and Sallee received High Distinctions for their empirical theses, which explored the benefits of electronic contact in improving attitudes towards minority groups. Well done!
This year's Society of Australasian Social Psychologists' annual conference was held in Melbourne, Australia. Congratulations to organising committee from The University of Melbourne for hosting an outstanding program. This year's keynote speaker, Professor Susan Fiske from Princeton University, presented on the perils of adjusting for cross-group interactions.
A further congratulations to SUPIR Lab members, Rachel Maunder, Stefano Verrelli, and Fiona White, for presenting their research. A special mention to Rachel Maunder who was shorted listed for the Outstanding Postgraduate Research Award.
Well done team!
The next submission deadline for small grant proposals to the John Templeton Foundation is August 31, 2017. The John Templeton Foundation offers grants of varying sizes for a range of topics distributed throughout science, for which there is always high competition. Learn more on the John Templeton Foundation webpage.
Rachel Maunder and Stefano Verrelli awarded the Margaret Foddy Travel Award by the Society of Australasian Social Psychologists
Graduate students, Rachel Maunder and Stefano Verrelli, have both been awarded the Margaret Foddy postgraduate travel award to attend and present their research at the 2017 Society of Australasian Social Psychologists annual conference in Melbourne. Only five travel awards were handed out.
Congratulations Rachel and Stefano!
Graduate student, Stefano Verrelli, has been awarded two international travel awards, the Graduate Travel Award and the Diversity Fund Award, to attend and present his research at The Society for Personality and Social Psychology's 2017 Annual Convention in San Antonio, Texas (USA). With over 6,000 members, SPSP is the largest organisation of social psychologists and personality psychologists.